Rock & Metal News

The latest rock & metal news that we have found and received from around the globe.

Thirty Six New Bands Added To Download Festival 2016, Main Stage To Be Named After Lemmy

The powers that be at the Download Festival have spoken once again, and given unto the Donington going rock and metal masses another three dozen bands to look forward to of all shapes (Shvpes?) and sizes. First announced on the Radio One Rock Show with Mr Dan P Carter on Sunday evening, we have the news of thirty six new bands to play Download 2016 this Summer.

Motorhead's Lemmy (Ian Kilmister) Passes Away Aged 70 In Los Angeles

The iconic British rock and roll bassist and founder of Motorhead, Lemmy (Ian Kilmister), has passed away at his home in Los Angeles. The hugely sad news emerged across the Internet in the early hours of today (UK time) with tributes pouring in from across the musical world and beyond.